UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
A review of biosecurity controls at New Zealand borders recommends continuously adapting new technology.
The Government is hailing the efforts of the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in reducing the death of bobby calves on farm.
The Ministry of Primary Industries says periodic checks of farms’ primary and secondary milk cooling capabilities will be undertaken.
Animal health experts are warning that the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis disease on a large South Canterbury farm could be “a potential game changer”.
Science could be a key factor in the Kiwifruit Claim which heads to court on August 7, scheduled for a 13-week hearing.
The Ministry of Primary Industries has begun an advertising campaign encouraging people to let it know if they come across the mis-treatment of livestock.
MPI is asking farmers and growers of arable crops to look out for a highly invasive pest weed that has appeared on a handful of South Island properties.